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LIVE AT FIVE: 04.28.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS BALTIMORE BURNING – RIOTING ERUPTS AFTER FREDDIE GRAY FUNERAL Slain suspect’s sister disapproves of rioting Fifteen officers injured, six hospitalized as questions over police reaction begin Baltimore mayor finally calls for National Guard, imposes curfew Nepalis Dig Through Quake Rubble For Survivors PM says death toll could reach 10,000 […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 04.24.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS EU Agrees To Send More Ships To Stem Migrant Crisis Belgium, Britain, France, Germany and Ireland commit ships to Med patrol; a reversal of previous budget-cutting moves CBC manages To blame PM Harper for migrant deaths Could increased patrols actually draw more migrants to sea? Obama Blames “Fog Of […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 04.23.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Saudis Launch New Airstrikes As US Concerns Grow About Yemen War Bombing intended to stop Houthis from taking Aden Iranian warships arrive off Yemen coast State Department leaves Americans stranded in Yemen, so CAIR steps in Stacy’s Crazy Cousin John Rips Rand Paul “Worst Republican candidate running for President” […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 04.22.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Saudi Coalition Ends Yemen Air Strikes US urges talks Anti-Houthi militia say they’ll continue the fight Navy warships deployed to Yemen could block Iranian weapons After Protesting Land Bill, Rahul Gandhi Takes Up Net Neutrality Congress VP coming on hard Jurors See Defiant Bomber In Photo Federal prosecutors call […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 02.13.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho Because Friday the 13th is actually on a Friday this month. TOP NEWS Federal Judge Orders Alabama County To Wed Gay Couples District judge Granade orders issuance of licenses despite Alabama law, constitutional amendment ISIS On the Doorstep? Jihadis seize town near Marines at al-Asad air base Homeland Security To Be […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.28.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Storm Pummels New England, Spares NY/NJ NYC Mayor Di Blasio: “You can’t be a Monday morning quarterback on something like the weather.” Leaders defend shutdown for blizzard that wasn’t NWS meteorologist apologizes for blizzard “forecast miss” Former Intel Officer Claims White House Delaying Announcement Of Desertion Charges Did Fox, […]


— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Greece Chooses Anti-Austerity SYRIZA Party In Major Shift Tsipras declares era of austerity over, promises to revive economy Far-left victory in Greece bruises European markets Syriza seeks coalition partners after poll win Independent Greeks form party with Syriza Obama At India’s Republic Day Celebration, As It Happened Dancers, colorful […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.20.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Iran Confirms Israelis Bagged One Of Their Generals In Strike On Hezbollah Five other Iranians along with six Hezbollah members croaked by Israeli helicopter attack in Syria UN observers say it was drones, not helicopters Israel, Lebanon brace for possible Hezbollah retaliation Fighting Rages In Donetsk, Lugansk Russia admits […]

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